Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Webinar | American Dental Association

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs [Webinar]

Patrick Knue, program coordinator for the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Training Technical Assistance Center, presented an on-demand webinar, recorded March 16, 2016. The webinar covered the scope of the prescription drug abuse problem; the history and purpose of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs); how PDMPs operate; how to gain access to the PDMP; types of PDMP reports; PDMP effectiveness; and current status of PDMPs in the U.S.

The webinar covered three key topics:

  1. Awareness of the prescription opioid abuse problem.
  2. Knowledge of the history and purpose of the PDMP and how they operate.
  3. Knowledge of how to access and run reports using the PDMP.

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